Something’s Abuzz

Gardening is one of our favorite hobbies at FISHBIO, and we have decked out our Oakdale office with dozens of fruit trees as well as vegetable planters Read More…

Praying for a Close-Up

Have you ever had that feeling like you were being watched? Recently, on one of our daily weir checks, two of our field technicians had the sneaking Read More…

Water bug check ups

In honor of World Water Monitoring Day tomorrow, we wanted to highlight the importance of clean water to people and wildlife, as well as the importance of Read More…

Where have all the honeybees gone?

With summer in full bloom, the hot, lazy days should be abuzz with bees harvesting nectar and pollen. Though bees are a familiar sight going about their Read More…

Getting bug-eyed

Given all the time we spend in the field, we constantly observe new and interesting natural occurrences. On a recent trip to Lake Almanor in Northern California, Read More…

Mayfly meal ticket

Benthic macroinverebrates are an important source of food for many of the aquatic species found in our river systems, as we described in a previous post, (see Read More…

Biting back

On a recent snorkel survey in northern California, we came across some of the largest of freshwater insects: Giant Water Bugs, sometimes affectionately referred to as “toe-biters.” Read More…

Ant snacks

During Southeast Asia’s dry season in January when the mango is ready to fruit, many people in the Mekong region rotate their dinner menu from wild fish Read More…

Damselfly not in distress

As you probably know by now, FISHBIO spends a lot of time outdoors and we get to see all kinds of interesting things. Recently, during a summer Read More…